Maria Höller-Zangenfeind (1952–2011) was a breath and body psychotherapist. After majoring in sports studies, she studied and taught at the Institut für Atemtherapie und -unterricht Prof. Ilse Middendorf (Prof. Ilse Middendorf Institute for Breath Therapy and Instruction) in Berlin. She studied singing in Berlin, Rome and Geneva and received further education in clinical supervision and transpersonal psychotherapy with Dr. Sylvester Walch.
As a trainer, lecturer and instructor she worked at various institutions in Germany, Austria, Holland, Italy, Japan, Switzerland and the USA. Her training courses for speakers, artists, therapists and education professionals revolved around the overall theme of authenticity in body, voice and gesture. She was also a singer and performer of chansons and songs.